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Quality Educational Videos Enhance Discovery Ed Streaming

Friday, February 21, 2014

The use of technology in the classroom not only helps to prepare students for the 21st century, it also enhances the lesson for the teacher, ensuring the experience is beneficial for both. School videos and educational videos play a large part in enhancing the technology offerings in today's educational systems. With resources such as Discovery Education streaming from Discovery Education, teachers can literally have the world at their fingertips.

Now with an enhanced landing page, Discovery Education streaming offers teachers access to the latest in school videos and education videos. The new landing page is designed to allow teachers to access all services on the website, preview new media library additions, customize the learning experience and personalize technology options.

The new landing page, My Discovery Education, or My DE, provides access to more than one million users who seek to use Discovery Education services. With the My DE page, teachers and other educators can view the latest in the media library to best identify and use the new content in their classroom. School videos and education videos are an important part of this media and this site offers more than 5,000 videos and 50,000 video clips.

With the personalization element of the website, educators can use My DE according to their classroom needs and interests. The site will capture previous information and activities to personalize the experience each time a teacher uses the site. Educators also have the option of adding calendars that are customized according to subject, blog headlines and other topics. To provide even further enhancement and integration, the page provides quick links back to the district, school and other saved media, assignments, and quizzes across every Discovery Education service provided to the educator through subscription.

The My DE page also provides for one central location where educators can view and register for Discovery Education's Professional Development opportunities. This team works with tens of thousands of educators each year to help improve student achievement with the latest educational technology resources. As a result, teachers and educators throughout the nation have access to the latest school videos and education videos to enhance the overall learning experience.

Kelli Campbell, Discovery Education Senior Vice President of Content and Product Development said in a statement, "Instead of playing an entire film, usage data shows educators are increasingly using 2-3 minute key concept clips. Teacher feedback indicates clips are incorporated as core lesson components to illustrate difficult concepts and engage the student. The new features added to Discovery Education save valuable preparation time and provide even greater flexibility for the teacher to locate standards-correlated video clips for individualized student assignments."

School videos and educational videos contribute significant enhancement to any lesson, as long as the teacher or educator provides a quality lesson overall. Discovery Learning provides the perfect outlet to access such content, including that provided by SchoolVideos.com.

 

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